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Impact of Haemoglobin Level on Treatment Response in Patients with Anal Carcinoma
Use of Stomas and Patient Satisfaction in the Management of Anal Carcinoma
Conventional Prognosticators May not Predict Outcome Following Hepatectomy with Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
Combination Treatment of Colorectal Liver Metastases with Resection and Radiofrequency Ablation
Five Year Follow-up of Intra-Operative Ultrasonography to Detect Hepatic Metastases in Patients with Colorectal Cancer
Quantification of Neurological Changes in Resection Specimens with Complicated and Uncomplicated Diverticular Disease
Do Anti-Inflammatory and Analgesic Drugs Cause Perforated Colonic Diverticular Disease? A Case-Control Study
The Natural History of Computerized Tomography Proven Acute Diverticulitis
Determinants of Recurrence after Sigmoid Resection for Uncomplicated Diverticulitis
The Contractile Activity of Defunctioned Ileum
Recurrence after Trans-Anal Excision of T1 Rectal Cancer
Long-term Prognosis of Regression of Rectal Cancer Following Downstaging Chemoradiotherapy
Randomized Trial of Function and Quality of Life (QOL) after Total Mesorectal Excision (TME) for Rectal Cancer
Nocturnal Penile Tumescence Is Diminished but not Ablated in Post-Proctectomy Impotence and Explains Response to Sildenafil (Viagra)
Physiological Changes of the Anorectum Following Pelvic Radiotherapy
Evaluation of Colorectal Training Opportunities for Junior Specialist Registrars
The Two-Week Wait for Patients with Suspected Colorectal Cancer
The Accuracy of Barium Enema Examinations Performed by Radiographers over a 4-Year Period in the Detection of Colorectal Carcinoma
The Effect of Intravenous Contrast on Cancers and Polyps in CT Colonography
MRI Enhances Preoperative Clinical Assessment of Rectal Cancer
Comparison of MRI and Pathological Staging of Rectal Tumours
The Impact of Microscopic Extranodal Tumour Deposits on the Outcome of Patients with Rectal Cancer
When Is a ‘Dukes B’ a Dukes B? An Analysis of Lymph Nodes Retrieval and Reporting in Colorectal Cancer
Poverty and Stage at Presentation of Colorectal Cancer. Differences Between Hospitals in a Single City
Clinical Significance of Immunohistochemically Detected Lymph Node Micrometastasis and Histopathological Factors in Dukes A and B Colorectal Cancer
Improvement in Quality of Colorectal Cancer Pathology Reporting with a Standardized Proforma – a Comparative Study
The Role of Microsatellite Instability in Predicting the Development of Metachronous and Synchronous Colorectal Malignancy
Survival from Colorectal Cancer Expressing Microsatellite Instability – an Immunological Hypothesis
Prognostic Significance of Elevated Endothelin-1 Levels in Patients with Colorectal Cancer
Do Cytokine Levels Predict Prognosis in Colorectal Cancer?
Aspirin-Induced Apoptosis Following NFκB Nuclear Translocation Is Not Influenced by Mismatch Repair and P53 Status
The Impact of Subspecialization on Survival in Patients Undergoing Potentially Curative Resection of Colonic Carcinoma
A Novel Method for the Detection of Colorectal Cancer in Stool
A Comparison of Colorectal Adenomas in Screened and Symptomatic Patients
The Prevalence of Adenomatous Polyps in Patients with Colorectal Symptoms
Objective Scoring of Colorectal Symptoms Identifies Benign and Malignant Disease
Prevalence, Severity and Epidemiology of Anaemia in Patients with Colorectal Cancer
Early Symptomatic Colorectal Cancer Detection by Artificial Neural Networks
Variation in Trainee's Assessment of Colorectal Disease
Major Colorectal Cancer Surgery
Predicting the Difficult Colonoscopy
You Can Teach an Old Dog New Tricks! Advanced Colonoscopy Training for Consultants Improves the Completion Rate and Reduces Use of Sedation
Role Outcomes of Nurses Trained in Lower Endoscopy
Prospective Randomized Single Blind Trial of Fleet Phosphate Enema vs Glycerin Suppositories as Preparation for Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Enemas Self-Administered at Home as Preparation for Flexible Sigmoidoscopy at a DGH with a Large Catchment Area
Timing of Restorative Proctocolectomy Following Subtotal Colectomy in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Omission of Temporary Diversion (TD) after Restorative Proctocolectomy (RP) and Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis (IPAA)
Management and Treatment Outcome of Pouch-Vaginal Fistulas Following Restorative Proctocolectomy
Long-term Function after Ileoanal Pouch Surgery
Pouch or Ileostomy for Best Quality of Life (QOL)?
Impact of Surgery on Growth and Development in Children with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Polymorphisms of the Vitamin D Receptor Gene and Inflammatory Bowel Disease
The First Year of Independent Practice by a Colorectal Nurse Practitioner (Nurse Endoscopist)
GP Acceptability of Diagnostic Nurse Endoscopy in the Colorectal Outpatient Clinic
A Feasibility Study of the Use of a Specialist Nurse-led Intensive Colorectal Cancer Surveillance Programme in a District General Hospital
Randomized Prospective Study of Ligasure vs Standard Milligan–Morgan Haemorrhoidectomy
A Randomized Controlled Trial of Stapled Haemorrhoidectomy vs Milligan–Morgan Haemorrhoidectomy
Double-Blind Prospective Randomized Trial Using Botulinum Toxin in Patients Undergoing Milligan–Morgan Haemorrhoidectomy
Long-Term Follow-up of Trial Patients Treated with Diltiazem for Anal Fissure
The Medium-term Effects of Botulinum Toxin on the Porcine Internal Anal Sphincter
Does Botulinum Toxin Have a Role for Anal Fissures that Have Failed First-line Nitrate Therapy?
IV vs IHA 5FU/Leucovorin for Colorectal Liver Metastases
The Wessex Colorectal Cancer Audit
A New Transanal Stent May Have Advantages over a Temporary Defunctionig Stoma in Low Anterior Resection for Rectal Cancer
CT Colonography for the Detection of Colorectal Disease
Five-year Survival of Patients with Colorectal Cancer and Number of Nodes Identified by Pathologists
Liposome-mediated Adenomatous Polyposis Coli Gene Transfer in Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Surveillance for Dysplasia in Ulcerative Colitis
Colonic Surveillance in Inflammatory Bowel Disease – a Case Series
Characteristics of Colorectal Cancer Complicating Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Interobserver and Intraobserver Bias Variability in Grading of Anal Dysplasia
Brush Cytology for the Diagnosis of Rectal Lesions prior to Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEMS)
The Colorectal-POSSUM Scoring System
Adjusted Possum Scoring and Assessment of Individual Surgeon Performance
Pre-operative Risk Assessment in Colorectal Cancer Surgery
Resection of Recurrent Pelvic Malignancy
Functional Outcome and Complications of Coloplasty Pouch for Low Coloanal Anastomosis
The Incidence and Causes of Permanent Stoma After Anterior Resection
Contractile Responsiveness of Rectal Smooth Muscle in Patients with Rectal Hypersensitivity, Faecal Urgency and Incontinence
Rectal Afferent Hypersensitivity and Compliance in Irritable Bowel Syndrome – Differences Between Diarrhoea Predominant (D-IBS) & Constipation Predominant (C-IBS) Sub-groups
Migrating Motor Complex (MMC) Differences Between Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Patients and Healthy Volunteers
Treatment of Functional Idiopathic Constipation with Sacral Nerve Stimulation
A New Method of Assessing Anal Sphincter Integrity Using Inverted Vectormanometry
Impact of Labour and Pelvic Surgery on Chronic Constipation
A Staged Multidisciplinary Approach for Pre-operative Consultation Prior to Colorectal Surgery
Health Related Quality of Life in Patients Operated on for Colorectal Cancer
Male Urogenital Function Following Rectal Cancer Surgery
Impact of Pre-operative Chemoradiation for Rectal Cancer on Faecal Incontinence Related Quality of Life
One Hundred Consecutive Cases, Predominantly of Pseudomyxoma Peritonei, Referred to a Peritoneal Surface Malignancy Unit
Factors Associated with Mortality in Pseudomembranous Colitis
Techniques, Indications, and Results of Percutaneous Endoscopic Colostomy (PEC)
Adhesion Related Outcomes in 9599 Patients Undergoing Colon Surgery between 1996 and 1998
Intraoperative Fluid Optimization as Guided by Oesophageal Doppler Monitoring Shortens Hospital Stay after Colorectal Resection
The Effects of Surgery and Acute Normovolaemic Haemodilution (ANH) on Coagulation
Nutrient Induced Thermogenesis – a Pilot Study
Early Enteral Feeding Decreases Complication Rate and Time to Discharge in Major Intestinal Surgery
Quality of Life of Women with New Symptoms of Anal and Urinary Incontinence after Childbirth
The Resting Pressure Gradient (RPG) is an Early Indicator of Faecal Incontinence
Topical Methoxamine Gel
Multi-Center, Open Label, Prospective Trial Evaluating the Safety and Effectiveness of Temperature-Controlled Radiofrequency Energy Delivery to the Anal Canal (Secca Procedure) for the Treatment of Fecal Incontinence
Submucosal Injection of Carbon Coated Beads is a Successful and Safe Office-based Treatment for Faecal Incontinence
Cumulative Long-term Experience of Sacral Nerve Stimulation for Faecal Incontinence
Aggressive ‘Conservative’ Management of the Failed Pilonidal Sinus Wound
Limberg Fascio-Cutaneous Flap
Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Fistula-In-Ano
Interventional MRI Guided Surgery for Complex Anal Fistulae
Anal Fistulas
Anaesthetic and Surgical Time – Changing Trends?
Colorectal Cancer Screening
The Effectiveness of a Cancer Genetics Service to a Colorectal Surgeon
The Impact of a Colorectal Screening Programme on the Provision of Surgical Services in a Large Teaching Hospital
Eliminating the Outpatient Workload in the Assessment and Investigation of Asymptomatic Patients with a Family History of Colorectal Cancer
Follow-up Colonoscopies for Screening Patients with a Family History of Colorectal Cancer. Are They Necessary?
Early Experience with Screening Colonoscopy in a Defined Patient Population
A Pathologic Complete Response Is Associated with Reduced Local Recurrence and Improved Survival after Pre-Operative Chemoradiation and Mesorectal Excision of Rectal Cancer
Diagnostic Laparoscopy in the Assessment of Patients for Salvage Rectal Cancer Surgery
Inside the Join
Coloanal Anastomosis Made Easy
Bloodless Ligasure™ Haemorrhoidectomy
Mapping the Patient's Journey for Colorectal Cancer
A Novel Method to Study Ischemia/Reperfusion-induced Leukocyte–Endothelium Interactions in the Colon
Detection of Circulating Colorectal Cancer Cells Using Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorting
Acetylcholine Stimulates Human Colonic Epithelial Cell Growth via Calcium Dependent MAP Kinase Activation
Identification of IGFBP-4 and IGFBP-4 Specific Protease in Colorectal Tissue
Tissue Factor Expression in Colorectal Cancer
Expression of the MSH6 Gene in Patients with Multiple Colorectal Cancer
Associations Between Gene Mutation and Chromosomal Abnormality in Sporadic Colorectal Cancer
Tumour Progression in Colorectal Cancer Is Associated with Up-regulation of VEGF and Increased Angiogenesis
Evaluation of Endostatin and VEGF as Markers of Angiogenic Potential in Colorectal Cancer
Prolactin and Its Receptors' Expression in Rectal Cancer
Detection of Colorectal Cancer Cells in the Peritoneum Using Magnetic Cell Separation and a Mismatch Ligation Assay
Does the Adenoma Carcinoma Sequence Apply to the Left Colon?
The Prevalence and Size of Adenomatous Polyps Increases with Age
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Anatomical Distribution and Pathologic Characteristics of Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Specialist Nurse
A Prospective Audit of a ‘One Stop’ Service for Rectal Bleeding
What is the Appropriate Investigation for Rectal Bleeding?
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Probability of Proximal Cancers (PPC) after Examination of the Rectum and Left Colon to 60 cm in Patients Presenting with Rectal Bleeding to a Surgical Outpatient Clinic
Two-week Wait Colorectal Cancer Clinics
Does the Two-week Rule for Colorectal Cancer Provide Benefit for Patients?
Cancer Fast Track Appointments
Diagnostic Yields of the Six Department of Health (DOH) Higher Risk Criteria for the ‘Two Week Standard’ Clinic (TWSC)
The ‘2-Week Wait’ Applies to only One Third of Cases of Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Cancer – a Simple Scoring System to Fast-Track Higher Risk Patients
Missing Colorectal Cancer – the 2-Week Wait
Review of a Rapid Access Service for Colorectal Cancer
The 2-Week Referral Pathway for Colorectal Cancer – Potential to Miss Serious Disease
A 2-Week Referral Service for Colorectal Cancer Has Little Impact on Existing Activity in the First Year
Radiographers in the Reporting of Double Contrast Barium Enemas in Colorectal Disease
Poster Abstracts
The Identification of Delays from Referral to Treatment as Part of the Cancer Collaborative Initiatives
Delay to Diagnosis and Treatment for Patients with Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Cancer Follow-up
Comparison of Pre-Operative CT and MRI Staging of Rectal Cancer with Final Histological Stage
Prediction of Circumferential Resection Margin (CRM) Involvement in Rectal Cancer Using Thin Slice MR Imaging
Endorectal Ultrasound Is not Useful in Restaging Rectal Carcinoma after Pre-Operative Radiotherapy
Examination of Anorectal Morphology after Pelvic Radiotherapy
Long-term Toxicity Following Short-course, Pre-operative Radiotherapy and Total Mesorectal Excision Surgery for Rectal Cancer
Outcome of Long Course Radiotherapy for Rectal Cancer
Impaired post-Operative Neutrophil Leucocytosis and Acute Complications Following Short Course Pre-Operative Radiotherapy for Operable Rectal Cancer
Feasibility of Local Resection for Rectal Cancer Following Downstaging Chemoradiotherapy
Resection or Radiofrequency Ablation for Solitary Colorectal Liver Metastases?
Influence of Surgeon Workload and Patterns of Treatment on Outcome from Hepatic Resection for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEMS) – a Necessary Requirement?
The Role of Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery in the Management of Rectal Tumours
The Efficacy of a Nerve Stimulator to Confirm Nerve Preservation During Total Mesorectal Excision
Laparoscopic Resection for Colorectal Cancer – Predicting Operative Diffficulty
Does Colorectal Subspecialization and Good Audit Influence the Perceived Incidence, Anatomical Distribution and Pathological Staging of Colorectal Cancer?
A New Method of Fat Clearance to Increase Lymph Node Yield in Rectal Cancer
Colonic Pouchogram
Female Urogenital Function Following Rectal Cancer Surgery
The Outcome after Either Abdomino-Perineal Resection or Anterior Resection for Carcinoma of the Rectum
A Retrospective Review of Patient Outcome and Recurrence of pT1 Rectal Carcinoma Treated with Local Excision or Radical Surgery
No Significant Gender Differences in Rectal Cancer Outcomes
Diverticular Disease Does not Affect Colonic J-Pouch Function
A 5-cm Colonic J Pouch Coloanal Reconstruction Following Anterior Resection for Low Rectal Cancer Results in Acceptable Evacuation and Continence in the Long Term
Colorectal Cancer – Is Intensive Clinical Follow-up Necessary?
Colonoscopic Surveillance After Colorectal Resection
Patient Satisfaction with Information and Service Provision for Colorectal Cancer Surgery
The Involvement of a Colorectal Cancer Patient Focus Group in Developing a Patient Information Package
Does Provision of Information Worry Colorectal Cancer Patients?
What Can Clinicians Learn from Patients' and Carers' Experiences Following a Diagnosis of Colorectal Cancer
Patient Satisfaction with a Patient-Led Booklet Follow-up After Colorectal Cancer Surgery
Dissatisfaction with Hospital Care Is Associated with Increased Psychological Morbidity in Colorectal Cancer Patients
Internet Information About Colorectal Cancer
Patient-led Colorectal Cancer Follow Up
Role of the Colorectal Multidisciplinary Team Meeting
The 2005 ‘Rules’ for Colorectal Cancer
Application of Cancer Collaborative Initiatives
A Decade of Rectal Cancer
Does Type of Stoma Determine Quality of Life?
Poster Abstracts
The Effect of a Stoma on Sexual Function in Men Following Rectal Cancer Surgery
Audit of Stoma Care Services in a District General Hospital (DGH)
The Outcome of Loop Ileostomy Closure
Poster Abstracts;
Parastomal Hernia Repair – a Novel Approach
Do Symptoms Distinguish Between Obstructive and Slow Transit Constipation?
Quality of Life Does not Equate with Functional Outcome after Colectomy for Colonic Inertia
Patients' Satisfaction and Gastrointestinal Quality of Life after Total Colectomy for Chronic Constipation
Patients' Perspective of the Functional Outcome of Rectopexy for Obstructive Defaecation
A Multidisciplinary Surgical Approach to Obstipation and Concomitant Pelvic Floor Pathology Is Associated with a Good Functional Outcome
Dynamic MR Imaging of the Pelvic Floor
Rectal Hyposensitivity
Increased Capsaicin Receptor VR1 and Related Regulatory Mechanisms in Patients with Rectal Hypersensitivity & Urge Faecal Incontinence
Fatigability of the External Anal Sphincter (EAS) in Faecal Incontinence
Limitations in the Investigation of the Anorectum
Anal Manometry in the Erect and Supine Positions
A Gynecologic Perspective of Posterior Compartment Defects
The Comparison of Ultrasound and Manometric Sphincter Length and Incontinence Scores
Partial Anal Sphincter Defects from Open Haemorrhoidectomy
Sacral Spinal Nerve Stimulation (SNS) for Faecal Incontinence – Initial Experience
Do Internal Anal Sphincter Defects Decrease the Success Rate of Overlapping Sphincteroplasty?
Is Functional Outcome After Imbrication of the External Anal Sphincter Comparable to Overlapping Repair
Better Quality of Life with Colostomy than with Faecal Incontinence
Abnormal Colonic Motility in Rectal Prolapse – a Histochemical Study
Mesh Repair of Rectocoele
Food Specific IgG4 Antibody Guided Exclusion Diet Improves Symptoms in Irritable Bowel Syndrome
The Effect of Oral Salbutamol on Resting Anal Pressure
The Mechanism of Action of Botulinum Toxin on the Internal Anal Sphincter
Botulinum Toxin A in the Treatment of Chronic Anal Fissure
Sphincterotomy
Anal Fissures in a District General Hospital
Attitudes to the Investigations and Treatment of Chronic Fissure In Ano
Can PPH Be Done Twice?
Medium to Long-term Results After Stapled Anopexy
Stapled vs Excision Hemorrhoidectomy
Faecal Incontinence After Fistula Surgery Severely Impairs Quality of Life
Horseshoe Abscesses and Fistulae
Out-patient Follow-up after Acute Anorectal Sepsis Should Be Deferred to Three Months
Rhomboid Flap Reconstruction for Pilonidal Sinus Disease
The Internet and the Pouch Patient
Should Patients with Documented Sphincteric Lesions on Preoperative Anal Ultrasound and Manometry be Offered an Ileal Pouch?
Restorative Proctocolectomy with Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis
Anxiety and Quality of Life after Restorative Proctocolectomy with Ileoanal Pouch
Effect of Faecal Incontinence on Quality of Life after Restorative Proctocolectomy for Ulcerative Colitis
Quality of Life Is Reduced after Surgery for Crohn's Disease – Use of Two Different Instruments for Quality of Life Assessment
Triple Loop Strictureplasty for Long Segment Strictures in Crohn's Disease
The Financial Implications and Disruptive Effect of Outpatient Colonoscopy
Prospective Audit of Colonoscopy in a Coloproctology Unit
Assessment of the Need for Inpatient Colonoscopic Investigation and the Impact of Admission Protocols
Year 5/6 Colorectal Specialist Registrars Have Low Total Colonoscopy Rates
The Colorectal Specialist Nurse
A Comparison of Operative Competence after BST
Management of Acute Diverticulitis – Results of a Survey in the East Anglian Region
Isotonic Smooth Muscle Hyposensitivity to Exogenous Nitroprusside Is Associated with Reduced Nitric Oxide Synthase 1 Activity in Human Sigmoid Diverticular Disease
Smooth Muscle Cell Cholinergic Denervation Hypersensitivity in Human Sigmoid Diverticular Disease
Independent Nursing Practice for Colorectal Nurses
Is ‘Sub-Specialisation’ a Problem for the Provision of a Safe Emergency ‘General’ Surgical Service
Preoperative Blood Testing for Colorectal Patients – Keep It Simple
Early Experience with a Novel Device for Prevention of Postoperative Adhesions in Colorectal Patients Undergoing Two-Stage Surgery
Predictive Factors in the Development of Serious Complications Following Appendicectomy in Paediatric Patients
Vacuum Assisted Closure in Wound Failure after Colonic Resection
Observation of Postoperative Ileus Following Major Colorectal Resections Using Digital Analysis of Bowel Sounds
A Randomized Controlled Trial of Acute Normovolaemic Haemodilution (ANH) in Major Colorectal Surgery
Risk Modelling in Severe Peritonitis
Mortality Rates Calculated by the Possum Equation Need to Be Adjusted by Possum Derived Expected Morbidity Rates
Clinical and Histopathological Features of Non-Specific Colonic Ulceration in Patients with Chronic Renal Failure
Digital Video (MPEG) – A Communication Tool to Improve Stoma and Wound Care Management